The iPod touch generates more data traffic than every mobile phone except the iPhone, according to mobile ad network AdMob.
Users of the iPod touch generated 6.7% of the mobile traffic on AdMob's hosting network in February, with the next most popular mobile phone - Motorola's Razr, generating just 2.9%, CIO said. The iPhone generated 11.2% of traffic.
Smartphones were responsible for 33% of all AdMob's mobile internet traffic, generating more traffic than regular phones.
The iPhone accounted for 33% of smartphone traffic, and 49.5% in the US. But Symbian was first place in terms of operating systems - with 43% of global hits to AdMob's network originating from a Symbian phone.
Nokia's N70 took second place among smartphones, with 7.1% of requests. RIM and Nokia produce eight of the top 10 smartphones. Windows Mobile phones did not make it into the top 10.